Shutts & Bowen Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America® 2023 Edition

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Recognition


Shutts & Bowen is proud to announce 127 attorneys were recognized by their peers for inclusion in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Among them are several partners who were also selected as a “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective fields: Arthur J. Menor (Real Estate Law); Patricia A. Leonard (Litigation – Banking & Finance); Frank A. Zacherl (Litigation - Insurance); James F. Johnston (Government Relations Law); Michael L. Gore (Litigation – Banking & Finance); Joseph M. Goldstein (Administrative/Regulatory Law); and Woodrow H. Pollack (Patent Law).

For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the attorneys best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional, and national publications across the globe.

The following is a list of the Shutts attorneys named and the areas in which they are recognized.

FORT LAUDERDALE

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Ones to Watch

  • Deedee Bitran: Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Labor and Employment; Labor and Employment Law – Management

JACKSONVILLE

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Ones to Watch

MIAMI

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Ones to Watch

ORLANDO

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  • James A. Timko: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy

One to Watch

SARASOTA

TALLAHASSEE

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  • George N. Meros, Jr.: Administrative/Regulatory Law; Appellate Practice; Litigation – Health Care; Litigation – Labor and Employment; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action – Defendants

Ones to Watch

TAMPA

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  • Eric S. Adams: Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Real Estate
  • Steven K. Barber: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Litigation – ERISA
  • Matthew Blackshear: Banking and Finance Law; Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law; Real Estate Law
  • Amanda B. Buffinton: Construction Law; Litigation – Construction
  • Tirso M. Carreja, Jr.: Commercial Litigation; Communications Law; Litigation – Real Estate; Real Estate Law
  • Meredith Delcamp: Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Land Use and Zoning Law; Litigation – Real Estate; Real Estate Law
  • Meredith Freeman: Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Litigation – Construction; Litigation - Real Estate
  • R. Alan Higbee: Agriculture Law; Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Corporate Compliance Law; Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Jordan G. Lee: Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Litigation – Trusts and Estates; Tax Law; Trusts and Estates
  • Erik R. Matheney: Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Matthew J. Meyer: Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Real Estate
  • Lee E. Nelson: Banking and Finance Law; Real Estate Law
  • Eric E. Page: Commercial Litigation; Land Use and Zoning Law; Litigation – Land Use and Zoning; Litigation – Real Estate
  • Olga M. Pina: Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Woodrow H. Pollack: Copyright Law; Information Technology Law; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent; Patent Law; Trademark Law
  • Ryan C. Reinert: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Bankruptcy; Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
  • Ella A. Shenhav: Commercial Litigation
  • Michael P. Silver: Appellate Practice; Commercial Litigation
  • Lonnie L. Simpson: Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Securities
  • James Terpening: Construction Law; Litigation – Construction
  • Frederick S. Werdine: Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Adam S. Woodruff: Banking and Finance Law; Commercial Transactions/UCC Law; Corporate Law; Real Estate Law
  • Timothy D. Woodward: Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Litigation – Construction; Litigation – Real Estate

Ones to Watch

WEST PALM BEACH

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One to Watch

About Shutts & Bowen LLP

Shutts & Bowen, established in 1910, is a full-service law firm with approximately 300 lawyers in offices in Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Sarasota, Tallahassee, Tampa, and West Palm Beach. Learn more about Shutts & Bowen at www.shutts.com.

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